oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Humanism in Africa
|Article Title||Humanism in Africa|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 Missionary of the Dutch Reformed Church, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Nov 1974|
|Pages||159 - 167|
|Keyword(s)||Agnosticism, Anthropologists, Antithesis, Atheism, Christian spirit, Communism, Evangelical alliance, Expectations, National pride, Self-consciousness, Socialistic form and Urban life|
Three political leaders, more or less one mind: Presidents Kaunda, Nyerere and Kenyatta voice the aspirations of new nations in Africa and try to mould a new and an African deology: 'socialism' (Tanzania). 'African democratic socialism' (Kenya) or 'humanism' (Zambia). All have in common 'the creation of a humanist society in which MAN is central. And the Church in Africa is not only invited to participate, but challenged to promote this ideology.
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